inlet


inlet
A passage leading into a cavity. SYN: aditus [TA].
- laryngeal i. [TA] the aperture between the pharynx and larynx, bounded by the superior edges of the epiglottis (anteriorly), the aryepiglottic folds (laterally), and the mucosa between the arytenoids (posteriorly). SYN: aditus laryngis [TA], laryngeal aditus [TA], i. of larynx, laryngeal aperture.
- i. of larynx SYN: laryngeal i..
- pelvic i. [TA] the upper opening of the true pelvis, bounded anteriorly by the pubic symphysis and the pubic crest on either side, laterally by the iliopectineal lines, and posteriorly by the promontory of the sacrum. SYN: apertura pelvis superior [TA], aditus pelvis, first parallel pelvic plane, pelvic brim, pelvic plane of i., plane of i., superior pelvic aperture.
- thoracic i. SYN: superior thoracic aperture.

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in·let 'in-.let, -lət n the upper opening of a bodily cavity esp that of the cavity of the true pelvis bounded by the pelvic brim

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n.
an aperture providing the entrance to a cavity, such as that of the pelvis.

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in·let (inґlət) a means or route of entrance.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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